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Turban Of Sikh Taxi Driver Knocked Off By Unidentified Man At JFK Airport In USA

Jan 09, 2022 PTI

Terming the incident of the turban of a Sikh man being knocked off at USA's John F Kennedy airport, as "deeply disturbing", India's Consulate General in New York said that it has taken up the matter with the US authorities and urged them to investigate the incident.

SC Grants Last Opportunity To Centre To File Reply On PIL For Identifying Minorities At State Level

Jan 07, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M M Sundresh asked the Centre to file its response within four weeks after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta sought more time.


Man Allegedly Beaten To Death After Sacrilege Attempt At Amritsar Golden Temple

Sacrilege attempt at Amritsar Golden Temple: A video of the incident has surfaced on social media showing the man jumping over the railing inside the temple during the evening prayer.

Amarinder Achieved Nothing As Punjab CM: Channi

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Castigating the Delhi chief minister, Channi said “outsiders” from Delhi are out to “capture” power in Punjab.


Kangana Ranaut: Had The Police Not Been There, Then I Would've Been Lynched

The Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony had summoned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut to appear before it on December 6 over her controversial social media post about Sikhs. Protesters stopped her car on Friday, demanding an apology for the same.

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25 November, 2021

Kangana Ranaut Has Been Summoned By A Delhi Assembly Panel For Anti-Sikh Instagram Posts

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Assembly's Peace and Harmony Committee has received complaints about "offensive" remarks made by actor.


16 November, 2021

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor To Reopen On Nov 17; BJP, Cong Rush For Credit In Poll-Bound Punjab

Harish Manav

The Sri Kartarpur Sahib corridor-- linking Dera Baba Nanak in India’s Gurdaspur to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal, Pakistan--was Closed in March 2020 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.


14 November, 2021

Punjab BJP Leaders Urge PM Modi To Reopen Kartarpur Corridor By Gurupurab

Harish Manav

The Kartarpur Corridor was closed after travel restrictions were imposed due to Covid-19 last year.


04 November, 2021

One Month Later: A Nihang Sikh And A Journalist Discuss The Lynching At Singhu Border

Arshpreet Kaur

To understand issues such as Beadbi and the caste angle (given the deceased was a Dalit) Outlook spoke with two people - Gurjeet Singh, a Nihang Sikh and a local priest, and Kamaldeep Singh Brar, a political journalist - to help us understand the issue and the sharp reactions it elicited.


21 October, 2021

Nihangs: All You Need To Know About This Sikh Sect

Vikas Pathak

Despite growing power of the Sikh misls (fighting units) in the 18th century, the Akali Nihang bands continued to renounce power and cultivated self-discipline and austerity.


17 October, 2021

Singhu Border Lynching: Three Accused 'Nihang' Sent To Custody, Two SITs To Probe Case

Outlook Web Desk

Haryana police sought remand of the accused on the ground that they have to reconstruct the scene of the crime, recover clothes that the accused wore at the time of the incident, and interrogate them in depth about the entire incident.


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16 October, 2021

Singhu Border Lynching: Second Nihang Sikh Arrested, Victim's Family Demands High-Level Probe

Outlook Web Desk

Narain Singh, the second Nihang Sikh arrested, claimed he had informed the police that he was surrendering.


08 October, 2021

Civilian Attacks Aimed At Creating Communal Wedge, Minority Communities Should Not Allow 90’s Repetition: Omar Abdullah

Outlook Web Desk

The former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said it is ‘no time for politics’ but make people understand where the failure lies.


08 October, 2021

PDP Demands Resignation Of J&K LG; Says Situation ‘Alarming’ After Civilian Killing Spree In Kashmir

Outlook Web Desk

The PDP said it is the administration's ‘failure’ for ‘not being able to protect the people’, for the ‘worsening situation’ and for ‘working against the people’.


09 September, 2021

Afghanistan: What Taliban Rule Means For Sikhs And Hindus

Deutsche Welle

Afghan Sikhs and Hindus face a precarious future living in a country ruled by the Taliban. While the Islamic fundamentalist group say the minorities will be safe, past experiences have left them wary.


08 September, 2021

Delhi Gurudwara Shelters 44 Sikhs Evacuated From Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

Of the 44 people, 32 will be adopted by the Sobti Foundation of New York-based philanthropist Mandeep Singh Sobti.


23 August, 2021

Over 260 Afghan Sikhs In Kabul Gurdwara Need Help In Evacuation: US Sikh body

Outlook Web Bureau

So far, only India has helped evacuation of Afghan Sikhs after the takeover of the country by the Taliban.


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22 August, 2021

Pakistan To Allow Fully-Vaccinated Sikh Pilgrims To Visit Kartarpur Sahib

Outlook Web Bureau

The pilgrims will be allowed from next month with strict Covid-19 protocols, ahead of the 482nd death anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev on September 22


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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